CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - Three homes were destroyed in a fire that started Thursday evening in unincorporated Contra Costa County, a battalion chief said.
En route, firefighters saw a large column of smoke and arrived to find three single-family homes on Bethel Island on fire.
Macumber said crews immediately called for a second alarm.
As of 8 p.m. all forward progress had been stopped, Macumber said, and crews had contained the blaze to the three homes.
No one was injured and everyone has been accounted for. At least two people were displaced by the fire.
Macumber didn't know the cause of the blaze. Firefighters were still putting water of the homes, he said.
Large plume of smoke seen from our Hwy 4 cam. House fire at Taylor Rd. /Bethel Island Rd., (east of Antioch/Oakley- Contra Costa Co.) according to CHP pic.twitter.com/zPlLIuqSAh— KTVU (@KTVU) March 15, 2019
Bethel Island: 5:50pm ECCFPD units are responding to the 2700 Block of Taylor Road for a structure fire. First 911 caller reported 20 foot flames and there is additional reports of explosions. Please use caution in the area.— ECCFPD (@ECCFPD) March 15, 2019
Update:6:01 PM Fire units are on scene 3 homes on fire